EZ door pin guides - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Jeep Discussions > General Jeep Discussion

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 05-06-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
steve_plunkett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Glenolden PA
Posts: 421
EZ door pin guides

Has anyone heard of these or used them? Just saw them on quadratec

http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...uides&sv=&sa=1

steve_plunkett is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-06-2013, 08:02 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Z-TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: SC/NC
Posts: 708
I don't see how they would be that much help. I also think you could find something at Lowes for less money.

__________________
Z-TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-06-2013, 09:57 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
steve_plunkett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Glenolden PA
Posts: 421
Quote:
Originally Posted by Z-TJ View Post
I don't see how they would be that much help. I also think you could find something at Lowes for less money.
Thats what i was thinking. All it does is make your pins longer. I dont see how it helps at all. But i could be wrong
steve_plunkett is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-06-2013, 10:27 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
CarolinaBound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Home in Langhorne, PA and school at ECU
Posts: 1,194
Images: 6
As long as I'm not still feelin' the effects of a Friday/Saturday night with the rugby boys then I would hope I can align two sets of pins. $30 is a good bit of gas money.
__________________
Poverty/College Budget 2004 TJ BB, 1.25" BL, MML, JK shocks, 313x12.5 Federal MT's

If it can't be fixed with squats or fish oil...your probably gonna die (u aware?)
CarolinaBound is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-07-2013, 10:08 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
sparky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Phila
Posts: 1,863
Quote:
Originally Posted by steve_plunkett View Post
Thats what i was thinking. All it does is make your pins longer. I dont see how it helps at all. But i could be wrong
I saw those. I believe you only put them on the upper bolt. This lets you align one at a time. Do the top, lower a bit then the bottom. The rounded end helps too.
sparky is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-07-2013, 10:36 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: IL
Posts: 737
Im sure they do help if you have them, but i dont think they are worth the money, the doors are really not that hard to get on and off. maybe if they were few bucks i could see it
__________________

2014 JK Willy's- Hyrdo Blue
2014 JKU Rubicon- Copperhead Orange
SHADYDC is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-07-2013, 10:56 AM   #7
Jeeper
 
steve_plunkett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Glenolden PA
Posts: 421
I hope somebody buys them and posts about it. Im curious but curious enough to buy them myself
steve_plunkett is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-09-2013, 01:53 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
sparky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Phila
Posts: 1,863
They could be useful, but I agree they are not worth the price.
sparky is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-10-2013, 02:44 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 325
I ordered them today. I like the rounded edge. It appears as if it won't chunk up the paint on the door.
Billy Baldone is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-12-2013, 08:51 AM   #10
Jeeper
 
steve_plunkett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Glenolden PA
Posts: 421
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy Baldone View Post
I ordered them today. I like the rounded edge. It appears as if it won't chunk up the paint on the door.
Be sure to let us know how they work out
steve_plunkett is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-01-2013, 09:17 AM   #11
Newb
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1
Why not just cut a bit off the bottom of your lower pin and then ease the edges with a grinder if necessary. I did this on a TJ that I had a few years back and it worked great.
mistergreentree is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-01-2013, 03:20 PM   #12
Jeeper
 
4WDGroceryGetter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Southcentral PA
Posts: 42
I for one feel the doors on our '13 JKUS are a pita!
There is no place to grab them from the inside. You need to grab it from the inside of the window frame and below the door itself to steady while putting the doors on without scratching the paint.
My '82 CJ and '93 Wrangler were a lot easier and the doors weighed about half as much.
4WDGroceryGetter is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-01-2013, 03:40 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
D_ninja's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 43
$30 seems a little steep.
D_ninja is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-01-2013, 05:47 PM   #14
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 325
update: I have installed them, and yes, it makes a huge difference, the whole process is easier. well worth the money
Billy Baldone is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-02-2013, 06:40 AM   #15
Jeeper
 
4WDGroceryGetter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Southcentral PA
Posts: 42
It appears to me they get screwed on the top bolt of the door pin and then removed after installation if one wishes to use the nut/bolt to secure the door with that pin. Does that sound correct?
4WDGroceryGetter is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-02-2013, 08:57 PM   #16
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 325
Yes, but I leave them on all the time.
Billy Baldone is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-03-2013, 07:41 AM   #17
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: northwest CT
Posts: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by mistergreentree View Post
Why not just cut a bit off the bottom of your lower pin and then ease the edges with a grinder if necessary. I did this on a TJ that I had a few years back and it worked great.

thanks for that idea...heading outside with the hacksaw
CTfirefighter is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-03-2013, 08:49 AM   #18
JTE
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Grosse Ile, Mi
Posts: 204
I made mine from a brass nut used in cheap furniture filed down to the correct diameter. It is a M6 x 1 thread if your looking through your junk box.

A guide on the upper hinge makes it easy to align the pins, also I carry and place the doors from the outside to see the pins better. That way also puts me between the mirror and the cowl.
JTE is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-03-2013, 04:46 PM   #19
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 118
I don't have any trouble with mine. It might be because with 6" of lift I can hold the doors at a comfortable height to put the doors on.

__________________
1990 YJ 4.2L
Currently in the shop for an 8.8 swap!
Meshugga is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:32 AM.



Jeep«, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC